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  • Arena di Verona, © Photo: Ennevi | Courtesy of Fondazione Arena di Verona

  • Arena di Verona, © Photo: Ennevi | Courtesy of Fondazione Arena di Verona

Arena di Verona

Verona, Italy

The Arena di Verona is the third largest Roman amphitheater after the Colosseum in Rome and the Capua Amphitheatre. With its gigantic dimensions (140 meters long and 100 meters wide), it dominates the northern part of Piazza Bra. Its excellent acoustics and fabulous location make it an ideal venue for opera performances.

Built around 30 AD, the Arena di Verona is among the best preserved amphitheaters of the Roman period. Over 30,000 spectators were accommodated here in ancient times, as they are still today. The monument was re-established as a theater during the Renaissance, and in 1913, the tradition of opera at the Arena di Verona began with a 100th anniversary production of Giuseppe Verdi's Aida on August 10, 1913.

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Address

Arena di Verona
Piazza Bra 28
37121 Verona
Italy
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Transport

Bus:
Lines 11, 12, 13, 51, 52, 90, 92, 93, 96, 97, 98, 102, 162, 163, 164, 165, X02, X03, X04, X05, X06 to Piazza Bra

Arriving by car and parking near the Arena

From highway A4 or A22, get the exit for Verona Sud.
Follow the signal “tutte le direzioni” (all directions) and then Verona city centre.

Parking Arena
Via M.Bentegodi,8 - Verona - 37122

Parking Arsenale
Piazza Arsenale,8 - Verona - 37126

Parking Isolo
Via Ponte Pignolo, 6/c - Verona - 37129

Parking Polo Zanotto
Viale Università,4 - Verona - 37129

Avoid the queue by booking your car-parking space in advance.

You can reserve your parking space at the Arena parking station in advance.
By booking in advance (on-line or by phone +39 045 800 93 33) , you can:
be sure to get a parking space close to the Arena
access your parking space via a special lane, even when the car park is full
have your parking space reserved for the duration of the opera
avoid the queue leaving the Arena, with no need to pay for parking at the cash desks

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